Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Para Commandos are a special forces unit of the Indian Army. Formed in 1966, the Para Commandos are the largest and most important part of the Special Forces of India. They are a part of the highly-trained Parachute Regiment of the Indian Army and, generally, all the Para-Commando personnel are selected from it.

Do you what Weapons do these Elites Use ?

To battle each and every threat India Faces,Para Commandos also known as PARA SF use variety of Weapon Systems.

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Pistol :

1. Glock 17

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Firing Mode – Semi-Automatic

Caliber – 9×19mm Parabellum

Country of Origin – Austria

Magazine Capacity – 17 Round

Effective Range – 50 m

Sub-machine Guns :

1. Micro Uzi

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

 

Firing Mode – Semi Automatic/Three Round burst

Caliber – 9×19mm Parabellum

Country of Origin – Israel

Magazine Capacity – 20 or 32 Round

Effective Range -200 m

2. Heckler & Koch MP5

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

 

Firing Mode – Semi Automatic/Three Round burst

Caliber – 9×19mm Parabellum

Country of Origin – Germany

Magazine Capacity – 15 or 30 Rounds

Effective Range -200 m

Assault Rifles :

1. IMI Tavor TAR-21

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Firing Mode – Semi Automatic/Full Automatic

Caliber – 5.56×45mm NATO

Country of Origin – Israel

Magazine Capacity –  30 Rounds

Effective Range – 550 m

2. M4A1 Carbine

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Firing Mode – Semi Automatic/Three Round burst

Caliber – 5.56×45mm

Country of Origin – USA

Magazine Capacity –  30 Rounds

Effective Range – 500 m

3. T91 assault rifle

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Firing Mode – Semi Automatic/Three Round burst/Full Automatic

Caliber – 5.56×45mm NATO

Country of Origin – Taiwan

Magazine Capacity –  30 Rounds

Effective Range – 400 – 600 m

4. Ak-103

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Firing Mode – Full Automatic

Caliber – 7.62×39mm

Country of Origin – Russia

Magazine Capacity –  30 Rounds

Effective Range – 500 m

Sniper Rifle :

1. IWI Galil Sniper (Galatz)

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Firing Mode – Semi Automatic

Caliber – 7.62×51mm NATO

Country of Origin – Israel

Magazine Capacity –  25 Rounds

Effective Range – 500-800 m

Machine Guns :

1. IMI Negev

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Firing Mode – Semi Automatic/Full Automatic

Caliber – 5.56×45mm NATO

Country of Origin – Israel

Magazine Capacity –  150 Rounds

Effective Range – 300-1000 m

2. PKM

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Firing Mode – Full Automatic

Caliber – 7.62×54mmR

Country of Origin – Soviet Union (now Russia)

Magazine Capacity –  100/200/250 Rounds

Effective Range – 100-1500 m

Grenades and Grenade launchers :

1. Grenade 36mm

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Type – Hand Grenade

Origin – India

Grenade type – Fragmentation Grenade

2. Multi Mode Grenade Shivalik

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Type – Hand Grenade

Origin – India

Grenade type – Modular Multi purpose Grenade

3. Multi Grenade Launcher 40mm

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Type – Grenade Launcher

Origin – India

Launcher Description  – Semiautomatic six shot 40mm x 46mm low velocity grenade launcher

Rocket Launchers and Recoilless Rifles :

1. Carl Gustav Recoilless Rifle (RCL MK 3)

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Type – Recoilless Rifle

Origin – Sweden/India

Role – Anti-Armor, Anti-Fortification,Anti-Personnel, Illumination

Rate of Fire -6 rounds per Minute

Effective Firing Range – 150- 1000 m

2. B-300

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Type – Rocket launcher

Origin – USA

Role – Anti-Armor, Anti-Fortification

Rate of Fire -3 rounds per Minute

Effective Firing Range – 100- 400 m

 


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